Welcome to the homepage of the

Woodlands Art League

                 Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.  Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O’Keeffe              


With COVID-19 restrictions our meeting had been suspended temporarily. 

Look for announcements regarding upcoming General Membership meetings soon.

The safety and health of our members is paramount.  We appreciate your patience and support until we can get together again soon!

Are you looking to join us in helping make our community Art-friendly? 

Go to the "Join Us" link on the navigation banner and see what you need to do.

You've been a member, but you need to renew?  Go to the "Join Us" link, too!  

Did you  know that WAL offers classes for beginners and up in many mediums and techniques?!?

Look at the "Classes and Workshops" tab above to be taken to the page where you can register today.  And keep watching as new classes will be forming soon!

Just click the Donations tab above and you'll be directed to our secure portal.  And, Thanks!

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I want you to wash your hands.  No, not for that.  But consider this while you do.  When you turn on the tap, water flows. It’s not there by magic, however.  Every drop of water you use to wash, every sip on a hot day, every bit you use is made possible by the thousands of men and women that work to bring you safe and clean water.  From the digging of wells, to building pipelines, to purifying and cleaning, to maintaining the infrastructure that allows you to just turn on the tap for a drink was the direct result of people taking action. That is, working.

Something we often take for granted takes an awful lot of work!  So, too, do the programs and event of the Woodlands Art League.  We need people to help with the new studio, with activities, and with planning for the future of WAL!  There is a lot to do to make sure we are an important part of the quality of life of our community.

I know that it’s been a trying year, and it isn’t over yet.  But we have to keep moving forward with what we can do to ensure WAL is vibrant and growing.  First and foremost, we are a volunteer organization.  We can only do what we have the “people-power” to do.  So, volunteer, already!  Contact a board member to see what you can do to help.  We would love to be working alongside you (in a socially distant way, of course). 

Even if you don’t feel up to getting out and about, you can still do a lot to help get the word out about the Woodlands Art League.  Tell all your friends to check out the website for information about classes, workshops, and events.  Become a part of the vocal support structure we need to get noticed in the community. 

Finally, looking to the future, consider working on an active and committed Board.  There are positions open and we could use your help to fill them.  Some tasks are simple, and some are more challenging, but we need you to step up and become part of WAL’s dynamic future.  Together, we can have a great time bringing the Woodlands Art League to the community.

Oh, and while you’re at it, wash your hands.

WAL Paintout In January 2021

New groups and opportunities for painting en plein aire are coming! Contact us or keep watching for information on our Events page. 

A very special thanks to Vic Cherubini for sharing his photos of our January Paintout at the location of our new studio at 701 Sawdust Rd.  

WAL Members...

If you have any interest in moving WAL forward and becoming a part of its success, please consider becoming an officer for the 2021-22 year.  We have some positions opening as well as many committees that will need folks to help do the job of making WAL function.  Contact any board member for information on how you can volunteer today!  

The Woodlands Art League Facebook group is filled  with information.

Find instruction, connect to friends, and discover links to all sorts of art-related posts that you can use! 

Search for us at 

Woodlands Art League

in Facebook Groups and join us today!

Everyone is welcome!

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

How to get to the New WAL Facility at 701 Sawdust Rd! 

If you are looking at Hobby Lobby, look to the right to see a strip center across the way.  Look to the left of that and see a blue and silver building.  Then look further to the left and see a silver two-story building.  WAL is in that silver building, and our entrance is on the right side of the building.  We're still working on the opening and our hours, so stay tuned!

How to Help WAL With (Almost) No Effort

Did you know that many retailers offer programs that will donate portions of your purchase to non-profit organizations like WAL?  Amazon Smile, for example, is one such program.  If you're going to order something, please consider making the Woodlands Art League your charity of choice.  Ask your retailer if they have such a program and how you can sing up to support the Woodlands Art League.

The job of the artist

is always to deepen the mystery.

                                          Francis Bacon

The Monday Morning Portrait Group

The Monday Portrait Paintgroup is meeting         every week now at 9:00 AM at the Studio,                    701 Sawdust Rd.  

Please note that we will be limiting attendance to 15 pre-registered members for now.  Go to the "Calendar" tab to sign up.  Just click on the date and event and you will be taken to a registration page. For now, you must register for each date separately.

We ask that you wear a mask and social distance while attending.  Also, be aware that some of our members are sensitive to noxious chemicals.  Be aware of that when you bring your set-up.

We're trying some new things!

We've added a bit of flash to the homepage with a couple of images.  Keep and eye out here for information on how to be a "featured" artist with the banner on our homepage.  We're looking forward to seeing your work!

Woodlands Area Art Trading Cards Group

Create, Trade, and Collect!

We want to let you know that ATC has

gone postal!

Art Trading Cards are tiny gems - 2-1/2" X3-1/2" - that you make  and trade with others. Any medium can be used, paints, collage, fabrics and more as long as they can fit into a standard trading card pocket. Create some to trade on the spot, or bring some with you in any state of completion. 

As we are a small group, each person creates 2 cards for each member per month.  We mail them out to each other at the beginning of the month.  Everyone has the option of doing what they want, but we often agree on a topic for at least one of the cards.

What you do is up to you!  Creativity is worth sharing and this is a perfect way to not only share your art, but get others' art in return.  What a fun way to introduce yourself to new artist-friends!

This group is sponsored for the community by the  Woodlands Art League. There is no charge and membership is not required. Adults and older teens with parent are welcome. Bring a friend or two!

For more info contact group leader,

Teri Valentine, at terilynn248@aol.com

On-going Classes:

Acrylic Painting: with Lauren Combs:

Mondays 1:30 - 3:30

Drawing and Painting Realistically w/ Tom LaRock 

 Thursdays 9:30 - 12:30

Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 (or) 5:00

Thursdays 6:00 - 9:00

Members of WAL:  If you would like to have your art displayed in the slide show, please contact us at wal@woodlandsartleague.org to purchase a $30.00 annual "Featured Artist" Ad. 

  Click Here to see our members' albums

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Woodlands Art League  welcomes new members and supporters of the arts.  We provide programs for all ages, skill level and interests!  Join the only art organization in The Woodlands run for and by local artists by clicking the button below.   Start benefitting from all the great resources we offer.

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Take a class! Some of our members offer Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, Colored pencil, Acrylic and Mixed Media...all taught by experienced instructors.  Classes are forming today!  Contact us for information.

Upcoming events

Would you like to do something?  Well, so would we!  Let us know what you might like to do to make art a greater part of The Woodlands area.  We are always looking for events and activities to get our members creative minds working.  Let any board member know what ideas you might have to keep WAL moving forward!

Meet the Executive Board and Directors

The Board is comprised of hard-working volunteers dedicated to growing our art community.

(Click on any of the photo above the Board and Directors Name to get their contact information)

 WWAF Liaison

Position Open

Dave Malin

Interim President

Sara Saravo

VP,  Community affairs

Tom LaRock 

VP, Internal Affairs

Lauren Combs

Past President; Membership Chair

Position Available

Elyse Taylor


Diana Jacobs 

Board Secretary

Fox  Robison


Judge Show CHair

 The Woodlands Art League, WAL, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit based in The Woodlands, Texas and serves members in The Woodlands and surrounding Montgomery County area. The League’s purpose is to further the cause and interest in the visual arts through teaching, programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, and community involvement, and to form an arts community that supports and promotes  local artists. WAL is a member driven, all volunteer organization. Our league is a great organization in which to meet local artists, showcase your work, and make friendships that will last a life time! We would love for you to JOIN US today!

 The Woodlands Art League, WAL, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit based in The Woodlands, Texas and serves members in The Woodlands and surrounding Montgomery County area. The League’s purpose is to further the cause and interest in the visual arts through teaching, programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, and community involvement, and to form an arts community that supports and promotes  local artists.

Partnership with the Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival


Click on the logo's to find out more about our partnership

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Please sign up and shop through this Amazon link.  You can make purchases from 1000's of stores like:

  • Micheals
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Jo-Ann
  • Utrectct Art Supplies
  • Canvas Prints
  • Simple Canvas Prints
  • Tiny Prints
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  • Pictureframes.com
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Mailing Address

4747 Research Forest      Suite 180206,               The Woodlands, TX 77381

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